Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

WAVES ARE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT IS THE AVERAGE OF
THE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM.

LHZ422-261615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
348 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ421-261615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
348 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE
IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ441-261615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
348 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ442-261615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
348 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ443-261615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
348 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LEZ444-261615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
348 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN
THE EVENING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

SEE LAKE ERIE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 36.0 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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